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Search phrase: enclosed

Plays

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CymbelineCym II.ii.21To see th' enclosed lights, now canopiedTo see th'inclosed Lights, now Canopied
Henry VH5 IV.viii.123The dead with charity enclosed in clay;The dead with charitie enclos'd in Clay:
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.i.136Enclosed were they with their enemies.Enclosed were they with their Enemies.
Julius CaesarJC V.iii.8Whilst we by Antony are all enclosed.Whil'st we by Antony are all inclos'd.
Julius CaesarJC V.iii.28Titinius is enclosed round aboutTitinius is enclosed round about
King Edward IIIE3 I.i.130The castle of Roxborough, where enclosedThe Castle of Rocksborough, where inclosd,
The Winter's TaleWT I.ii.435That lies enclosed in this trunk, which youThat lyes enclosed in this Trunke, which you

Poems

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The Phoenix and TurtlePhoen.55 Here enclosed, in cinders lie. Here enclosde, in cinders lie.
The Rape of LucreceLuc.378 But blind they are, and keep themselves enclosed. But blind they are, and keep themselues inclosed.

Glossary

 11 result(s).
boundedconfined, enclosed, operating within limits
casedenclosed in a case, in a setting
circuitenclosed space, ambit, compass
cloistresscloistered nun, member of an enclosed order
closeenclosed, confined, incarcerated
close-stoolchamber-pot enclosed in a stool, privy
confinedbounded, enclosed, rimmed
coreenclosed body, contained corpse
encompassedsurrounded, encircled, enclosed
immuredwalled up, enclosed, confined
several[of land] private, enclosed, restricted

Thesaurus

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body, enclosedcore
case, enclosed in acased
chamber-pot enclosed in a stoolclose-stool
enclosedencompassed
enclosedseveral
enclosedimmured
enclosedbounded
enclosedconfined
enclosedclose
enclosed in a case/settingcased
enclosed order, member ofcloistress
enclosed spacecircuit
order, member of enclosedcloistress
setting, enclosed in acased
space, enclosedcircuit

Themes and Topics

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Functional shift
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